New York Cabbie Stabbed By Passenger Who Asks “Are You Muslim?”

Posted by | August 25, 2010 12:08 | Filed under: Top Stories

New York 1 is reporting that a New York City cab driver is in the hospital after being stabbed by a passenger who allegedly asked him if he was a Muslim.

Investigators with the New York City Police Department say it all began Monday night when a 21-year-old man hailed a cab at 24th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan.

Police say the passenger asked the driver, “Are you Muslim?” When the driver said yes the passenger pulled a knife and slashed him in the throat, arm and lip.

The 43-year-old driver was able to lock the passenger in the back of the cab and call 911.

Both the driver and the passenger were taken to Bellevue Hospital.

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